Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 27191

Ogden (Utah). City Recorder Death registers

Dates: 1890-1899.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This series contains a record of deaths recorded by Ogden City. Most of the recorded deaths occurred in Ogden, but some deaths that occurred in other communities are included as well. Information in the registers includes the decedent's name, residence or place of death, place and date of birth, age, color (black or white), sex, death date, cause of death, name of attending physician, and remarks. Both volumes record the same deaths, but the first volume is arranged chronologically while the second volume lists deaths alphabetically . Notes in the registers and the somewhat random order of entries in Book 2 make it clear that the information in Book 2 was copied from Book 1.

Arrangement

Chronological and alphabetical

The first register is arranged roughly chronologically by the date the death was reported. The second register is arranged alphabetically by first letter of the surname of the deceased.

Related Records

Death returns and certificates from Ogden (Utah). City Recorder, Series 27192, continue on where this series ends.

Death certificates from the Department of Health. Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Series 81448, document deaths statewide beginning in 1905.

Death registers from Weber County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 84248, begin in 1898 and record some deaths in Ogden after the Ogden City death register ends.

Custody History

The registers, which were created by Ogden City, eventually came into the possession of the Weber/Morgan Health Department. The Weber/Morgan Health Department transferred the death registers to the Utah State Archives in January 2009.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Indexing Terms

  • Utah--Ogden--Statistics, Vital

Container List

REEL VOLUME DESCRIPTION
1 Book 1 Register of Deaths [chronological]; 1890 Jul 5-1899 Dec 30
2 Book 2 Register of Deaths [alphabetical]; 1890 Jul 5-1899 Dec 30